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Care victory for dementia sufferer
An 89-year-old former Labour politician who suffers from dementia and wants to be looked after in the flat where she has lived for 60 years because she is "miserable" in a care home has won a court fight.
London Evening Standard - Posted 26/02/2014

Former Labour politician suffering from dementia wins right to return to her home of 60 years because her care home made her 'miserable'
An 89-year-old who suffers from dementia has won a court fight to return to the flat where she has lived for 60 years because she is 'miserable' in a care home.
Mail Online - Posted 26/02/2014

89-year-old suffering from dementia wins the rare right to have her identity reported in a case in the secrecy-shrouded Court of Protection
Manuela Sykes wins right to move out of care home and return to her home of 60 years.
The Independent - Posted 26/02/2014

Sixty Icon Manuela Sykes in dementia care court victory
An 89-year-old woman who suffers from dementia and says she is "miserable" in a care home has won the first stage in a court fight to live in her own home.
BBC - Posted 26/02/2014

Resident, 101, challenges Leicester City Council home closure plan
A 101-year-old Leicester woman is challenging the city council's decision to close her care home.
BBC - Posted 26/02/2014

Dementia campaigner given permission to move back home
A judge has allowed a dementia campaigner, who is now suffering with the illness herself, to move back into her own home.
24 Housing - Posted 25/02/2014

Sixty Icon Introducing the Connected Care Network
In these challenging times we need a new vision which acknowledges the importance of bringing people together and using the power of digital technology to build and support more connected communities.
Connecting Social Care and Social Media - Posted 25/02/2014

Sixty Icon How technology can enhance homecare delivery for those living with dementia
Simon Price, the creator of Just Checking, shares his views.
The Guardian - Posted 25/02/2014

A reason for living: how a social approach to healthcare can help
Miriam Sharma on delivering continuing healthcare to Fred, a man who was hit by a car and needs homecare.
The Guardian - Posted 25/02/2014

A day in the life of ... a young people's violence adviser
Tackling domestic abuse among young people can have a positive impact on a range of social care issues. Colin Hughes talks us through his average day.
The Guardian - Posted 24/02/2014

Sixty Icon Future of the health service: the era of community care has arrived
Quality for patients at home or in the community is becoming a reality, but success depends on investment in staff and services.
The Guardian - Posted 24/02/2014

Sixty Icon 'Extra care' property villages on the rise: So are they the answer to allowing the elderly to stay independent and avoid high care home fees?
The high cost of care homes combined with the elderly’s desire to still live an independent life is leading to a growing number of extra care properties – with residents able to buy into a village with care to suit them.
Mail Online - Posted 22/02/2014

Video: GPS tracker can keep dementia sufferers safe
Lives of people with dementia could be saved thanks to an ingenious idea by a man living with the disease in the Westcountry.
ITV News - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon In social care, change is the only constant
Sharon Allen looks at the challenges that lie ahead in 2014.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

Video: Norman Lamb talks about the Homecare Innovation Challenge
Norman Lamb, Minister for Care and Support explains why the Homecare Innovation Challenge is so important.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon Why social workers want to help redesign homecare services
Social workers should be involved in considering how homecare can support people in their local communities, says Bridget Robb.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

A holistic approach to end-of-life care - Jean Allen
How domiciliary care provider Home Instead Senior Care helps clients to live as independently and happily as possible towards the end of their lives.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon Southend care jobs threat as council plans £7.6m cuts
Care jobs are at risk at an Essex council facing government grant cuts of £7.6m in 2014/15.
BBC - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon Care providers squeezed out by councils
Hampshire and Bristol join councils slashing number of suppliers.
Inside Housing - Posted 21/02/2014

Latest assessment revealed a success for Care24
Care24, part of Wyre Forest Sheltered Housing, is pleased to announce that they have successfully met the latest regulations set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The Community Housing Group - Posted 20/02/2014

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